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DATE/TIME: July 9, 2019               11:00 pm

INCIDENT:       Robbery

LOCATION:    Uptons Market 475 E Yermo Rd, Yermo

SUSPECT(S): Unknown

VICTIM(S):       Uptons Market


On July 9, 2019 at approximately 11:00 pm, a black male wearing a dark hoodie and an orange mask entered the business at 475 E Yermo Rd, Yermo.  Two employees and one customer were inside the store at the time of the incident.  The suspect produced a black handgun and ordered the clerk to put money into a bag.  The suspect took the bag of money and multiple cartons of cigarettes and fled on foot.  

Deputies from the Barstow Sheriff Station, 40K air support and a K9 unit responded to the scene.  The suspect is still outstanding at this time. 

The investigation is ongoing and anyone with information regarding this incident is urged to contact Deputy Parsons of the Barstow Sheriff’s Station (760) 256-4838. Callers  wishing to remain anonymous are urged to call the We-Tip Hotline at 1-800-78-CRIME (27463) or you may leave information on the We-Tip Hotline website at

Refer:             Deputy Parsons 

Station:          Barstow Sheriff

Phone No.     (760)256-4838

Case No.       081901014

JOHN McMAHON, Sheriff-Coroner

San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department